Welcome To Alternate Poker
“The strong point in poker is never to lose your temper, either with those you are playing with or, more particularly, with the cards. There is no sympathy in poker. Always keep cool. If you lose your head you will lose all your chips”
From The Gentleman’s Handbook on Poker

online rooms
Here we feature screen shots, poker room information and statistics with links and tips for the very best sites available online. Use the “Alphabetical Search” menu to find the room of your choice.

in the news
Bringing you the latest updated information from the poker world plus videos highlighting the current politics and policies affecting poker worldwide.


poker articles

Regularly updated content full of strategy, tips and examples for the budding poker player. We also feature selected articles from forum members and online poker players.

game monitors
Includes the Guaranteed and Freeroll Tournaments. Find games at online poker rooms according to Prize, Buyin and Format.

poker tools
Offering links and information to help all poker players improve their game. Includes where to find some of the best Poker Rules and Strategy, Books, Websites and various Poker Analysis Tools.

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Each month, many sites run Rake & Pts Races. We’ll show you some great ongoing races which often have very generous cash or tournament prizes. Also, in this section is information on the rules and how to claim the Bad Beat Bonuses at various sites. Special Online Tournaments will have the pick of freeroll and buyin events that have huge cash, special or live tournament package prizes for the minimum cost to you. The buyins are superb value for money with large overlays and guaranteed cash no matter how many players enter. Again, we cannot possibly list all the great games on offer, but we’ll try to make sure to find the pick of the crop with dates, times and entry restrictions for each game. If you have any doubts about the promotions published here, we advise checking each rooms homepage for any other possible Terms & Conditions.

poker chipVideo Legends : The term “legend” is very hard to truely quantify and is often thrown around far to easily in my humble opinion, but in The Legends section we present some of the real giants of poker with interviews, commentary and recorded moments on video.